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2016
19 Citations (Scopus)
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Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy as a Probe of the Surface Chemistry of Nanostructured Materials

Dick, S., Konrad, M. P., Lee, W. W. Y., Mccabe, H., Mccracken, J. N., Rahman, T. M. D., Stewart, A., Xu, Y. & Bell, S. E. J., 29 Jan 2016, In : Advanced Materials. 28, 27, p. 5705-5711 7 p.

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Surface chemistry
Nanostructured materials
Raman spectroscopy
Chemical sensors
Substrates
17 Citations (Scopus)
247 Downloads (Pure)

Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy of novel psychoactive substances using polymer-stabilized Ag nanoparticle aggregates

Lee, W. W. Y., Silverson, V. A. D., Jones, L. E., Ho, Y. C., Fletcher, N. C., McNaul, M., Peters, K. L., Speers, S. J. & Bell, S. E. J., 2016, In : Chemical Communications. 52, p. 493-496 4 p.

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Raman spectroscopy
Polymers
Nanoparticles
Fluorescence
Pharmaceutical Preparations
13 Citations (Scopus)
185 Downloads (Pure)

Synthesis and Thermophysical Properties of Ether Functionalized Sulfonium Ionic Liquids as Potential Electrolytes for Electrochemical Applications

Coadou, E., Goodrich, P., Neale, A. R., Timperman, L., Hardacre, C., Jacquemin, J. & Anouti, M., 07 Oct 2016, In : ChemPhysChem. 17, 23, p. 3992-4002 11 p.

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Ionic Liquids
thermophysical properties
Ether
Electrolytes
ethers
9 Citations (Scopus)
141 Downloads (Pure)

Synthesis of 2-Alkynoates by Palladium(II)-Catalyzed Oxidative Carbonylation of Terminal Alkynes and Alcohols

Cao, Q., Hughes, N. L. & Muldoon, M. J., Aug 2016, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 22, 34, p. 11982–11985

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Carbonylation
Alkynes
Palladium
Alcohols
Catalysts
10 Citations (Scopus)
232 Downloads (Pure)

Synthesis of novel pyrophosphorothiolate-linked dinucleoside cap analogues in a ball mill

Eguaogie, O., Cooke, L., Martin, P. M. L., Ravalico, F., Conway, L. P., Hodgson, D. R. W., Law, C. J. & Vyle, J. S., 2016, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 14, 4, p. 1201–1205 5 p.

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Phosphites
Grinding (comminution)
Ball mills
disulfides
grinding
3 Citations (Scopus)
150 Downloads (Pure)

Synthesis of nucleoside phosphoroselenolates via the efficient Michaelis-Arbuzov reaction of selenocyanates

Eguaogie, O., Conlon, P. F. & Vyle, J. S., 09 Nov 2016, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 57, 45, p. 5000-5002 3 p.

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Organophosphonates
Nucleosides
Thymidine
5'-deoxythymidine
selenocyanic acid
19 Citations (Scopus)
391 Downloads (Pure)

Techno-Economic Feasibility of Selective CO2 Capture Processes from Biogas Streams using Ionic Liquids as Physical Absorbents

Garcia-Gutierrez, P., Jacquemin, J., McCrellis, C., Dimitriou, I., Taylor, S. F. R., Hardacre, C. & Allen, R. W. K., 03 May 2016, In : Energy & Fuels. 30, 6, p. 5052–5064

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Ionic Liquids
Biofuels
Biogas
Ionic liquids
Methane
5 Citations (Scopus)
236 Downloads (Pure)

Temperature and Pressure Induced Structural Changes of Cobalt (II) in a Phosphonium Based Ionic Liquid

McCourt, E., Wojnarowska, Z., Jacquemin, J., Nockemann, P., Manyar, H. G., Hawełek, Ł. & Paluch, M., 29 Apr 2016, In : The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 120, 19, p. 10156-10161 6 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Cobalt
Ionic liquids
cobalt
liquids
16 Citations (Scopus)
253 Downloads (Pure)

The application of a novel fluidised photo reactor under UV-Visible and natural solar irradiation in the photocatalytic generation of hydrogen

Skillen, N., Adams, M., McCullagh, C., Ryu, S. Y., Fina, F., Hoffmann, M. R., Irvine, J. S. T. & Robertson, P. K. J., 15 Feb 2016, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 286, p. 610-621 12 p.

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Hydrogen
irradiation
Irradiation
hydrogen
Propellers
12 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of niobium and tantalum on physicochemical and catalytic properties of silver and platinum catalysts based on MCF mesoporous cellular foams

Wisniewska, J., Ziolek, M., Artioli, N. & Daturi, M., Apr 2016, In : Journal of Catalysis. 336, p. 58-74

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Niobium
Tantalum
tantalum
Platinum
Silver
27 Citations (Scopus)

The goldilocks electrolyte: examining the performance of iron/nickel oxide thin films as catalysts for electrochemical water splitting in various aqueous NaOH solutions

Browne, M. P., Stafford, S., O'Brien, M., Nolan, H., Berner, N. C., Duesberg, G. S. & Colavita, P. E., Jun 2016, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 4, 29, p. 11397-11407

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Nickel oxide
Iron oxides
Electrolytes
Oxide films
Impurities
18 Citations (Scopus)
181 Downloads (Pure)

The Influence of Cation Structure on the Chemical-Physical Properties of Protic Ionic Liquids

Vogl, T., Goodrich, P., Jacquemin, J., Passerini, S. & Balducci, A., 01 Apr 2016, In : The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 31 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
Cations
Physical properties
physical properties
15 Citations (Scopus)
182 Downloads (Pure)

Theoretical Study of Heteroatom Doping in Tuning the Catalytic Activity of Graphene for Triiodide Reduction

Chen, J-F., Mao, Y., Wang, H-F. & Hu, P., 01 Sep 2016, In : ACS Catalysis. 6, 10, 10 p.

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Graphite
Graphene
Catalyst activity
Tuning
Doping (additives)
6 Citations (Scopus)

The relative activation energy of food materials: Important parameters to describe drying kinetics

Putranto, A. & Chen, X. D., 2016, In : International Journal of Food Properties. 19, 8, p. 1726-1737 12 p.

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activation energy
drying
kinetics
Food
engineering
11 Citations (Scopus)

Thermally Prepared Mn2O3/RuO2/Ru Thin Films as Highly Active Catalysts for the Oxygen Evolution Reaction in Alkaline Media

Browne, M. P., Nolan, H., Twamley, B. & Duesberg, G. S., 15 Nov 2016, In : ChemElectroChem. 3, 11, p. 1847-1855

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Oxides
Oxygen
Thin films
Catalysts
Ruthenium
19 Citations (Scopus)
183 Downloads (Pure)

The use of binary mixtures of 1-butyl-1-methylpyrrolidinium bis{(trifluoromethyl)sulfonyl}imide and aliphatic nitrile solvents as electrolyte for supercapacitors

Schütter, C., Neale, A. R., Wilde, P., Goodrich, P., Hardacre, C., Passerini, S., Jacquemin, J. & Balducci, A., 14 Oct 2016, In : Electrochimica Acta. 220, p. 146-155 10 p.

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Imides
Nitriles
Binary mixtures
Electrolytes
Ionic Liquids
55 Citations (Scopus)

The use of different metal catalysts for the simultaneous production of carbon nanotubes and hydrogen from pyrolysis of plastic feedstocks

Acomb, J. C., Wu, C. & Williams, P. T., 01 Jan 2016, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 180, p. 497-510

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Carbon Nanotubes
pyrolysis
Feedstocks
Hydrogen
Carbon nanotubes
10 Citations (Scopus)
241 Downloads (Pure)
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Brefeldin A
Cyclopentanes
Macrolides
aldehydes
elimination
7 Citations (Scopus)
323 Downloads (Pure)
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Stereochemistry
Macrolides
stereochemistry
Immunosuppressive Agents
amines
6 Citations (Scopus)
162 Downloads (Pure)
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Laser cooling
laser cooling
Hydrides
configuration interaction
hydrides
9 Citations (Scopus)
Catalyst
catalysts
Catalysts
optimization
Optimization
30 Citations (Scopus)
189 Downloads (Pure)
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Zeolites
Selective catalytic reduction
Density functional theory
Acids
Lewis Acids
3 Citations (Scopus)

Waste-derived activated carbons for control of nitrogen oxides

Al-Rahbi, A. S. S., Wu, C., Nahil, M. A. & Williams, P. T., 01 Feb 2016, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers: Waste and Resource Management. 169, 1, p. 30-41 12 p.

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Nitrogen oxides
nitrogen oxides
Activated carbon
activated carbon
adsorption
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Wireless Rotating Disk Electrode (wRDE) for assessing Heterogeneous Water Oxidation Catalysts (WOCs)

Mills, A. & O'Rourke, C., 21 Jun 2016, In : Chemical Communications. 49, p. 7727-7730 4 p.

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Rotating disks
Oxidation
Electrodes
Catalysts
Water
10 Citations (Scopus)

X-ray and molecular dynamics studies of butylammonium butanoate-water binary mixtures

Salma, U., Usula, M., Caminiti, R., Gontrani, L., Plechkova, N. V. & Seddon, K. R., 19 Dec 2016, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 19, 3, p. 1975-1981 7 p.

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Binary mixtures
Ionic Liquids
binary mixtures
Molecular dynamics
molecular dynamics
2015
312 Citations (Scopus)

2D Monolayer MoS2–Carbon Interoverlapped Superstructure: Engineering Ideal Atomic Interface for Lithium Ion Storage: Engineering Ideal Atomic Interface for Lithium Ion Storage

Jiang, H., Ren, D., Wang, H., Hu, Y., Guo, S., Yuan, H., Hu, P., Zhang, L. & Li, C., 24 Jun 2015, In : Advanced Materials. 27, 24, p. 3687-3695 9 p.

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Nanosheets
Lithium
Monolayers
Carbon
Ions
10 Citations (Scopus)

3-Methylpiperidinium ionic liquids

Belhocine, T., Forsyth, S. A., Gunaratne, H. Q. N., Nieuwenhuyzen, M., Nockemann, P., Puga, A. V., Seddon, K. R., Srinivasan, G. & Whiston, K., 28 Apr 2015, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 17, 16, p. 10398-10416 19 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Amines
Cations
liquids
Salts
12 Citations (Scopus)

Acoustic and Volumetric Properties of Diluted Solutions of Water in Ionic Liquids

Skowronek, J., Geppert-Rybczyńska, M., Jacquemin, J., Goodrich, P., Alvarez Vicente, J., Chorążewski, M., Jężak, S., Zorębski, M., Zorębski, E., Żarska, M., Kaca, W., Berdyczko, P. & Dzida, M., Apr 2015, In : Journal of Solution Chemistry. 44, 3-4, p. 824-837 14 p.

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Ionic Liquids
acoustic properties
Compressibility
Acoustics
compressibility
12 Citations (Scopus)

Activity Enhancement of Tetrahexahedral Pd Nanocrystals by Bi Decoration towards Ethanol Electrooxidation in Alkaline Media

Wang, P., Lin, X., Yang, B., Jin, J., Hardacre, C., Yu, N-F., Sun, S-G. & Lin, W-F., 20 Apr 2015, In : Electrochimica Acta. 162, p. 290-299 10 p.

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Electrooxidation
Nanocrystals
Ethanol
Activation energy
Arrhenius plots
20 Citations (Scopus)

A design strategy of large grain lithium-rich layered oxides for lithium-ion batteries cathode

Jiang, X., Wang, Z., Rooney, D., Zhang, X., Feng, J., Qiao, J., Sun, W. & Sun, K., 01 Apr 2015, In : Electrochimica Acta. 160, p. 131-138 8 p.

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Lithium
Oxides
Cathodes
Current density
Ions
17 Citations (Scopus)

A Highly Efficient Palladium(II)/Polyoxometalate Catalyst System for Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols

Dornan, L. M. & Muldoon, M. J., 2015, In : CATALYSIS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY. 5, 3, p. 1428-1432 5 p.

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Palladium
Acetates
Alcohols
Oxidation
Catalysts
10 Citations (Scopus)
202 Downloads (Pure)

A kinetic analysis methodology to elucidate the roles of metal, support and solvent for the hydrogenation of 4-phenyl-2-butanone over Pt/TiO2

Wilkinson, S. K., McManus, I., Daly, H., Thompson, J. M., Hardacre, C., Sedaie Bonab, N., ten Dam, J., Simmons, M. J. H., D’Agostino, C., McGregor, J., Gladden, L. F. & Stitt, E. H., Oct 2015, In : Journal of Catalysis. 330, p. 362-373 12 p.

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Hydrogenation
hydrogenation
Metals
methodology
Ketones
3 Citations (Scopus)

An alkyne hydrosilylation–Hiyama coupling approach to highly functionalised 1,3-dienes

McAdam, C. A., McLaughlin, M. G. & Cook, M. J., 2015, In : Organic Chemistry Frontiers. 2, p. 510-514 5 p.

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Alkynes
Isomers
Functional groups
11 Citations (Scopus)

An assessment on modeling drying processes: Equilibrium multiphase model and the spatial reaction engineering approach (S-REA)

Putranto, A. & Chen, X. D., Feb 2015, In : Chemical Engineering Research and Design. 94, p. 660-672 13 p.

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Drying
Condensation
Evaporation
Moisture
Steam
17 Citations (Scopus)

An effective three-dimensional ordered mesoporous ZnCo2O4 as electrocatalyst for Li-O2 batteries

Li, P., Sun, W., Yu, Q., Guan, M., Qiao, J., Wang, Z., Rooney, D. & Sun, K., 01 Nov 2015, In : Materials Letters. 158, p. 84-87 4 p.

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electrocatalysts
Electrocatalysts
Specific surface area
electric batteries
Cathodes
50 Citations (Scopus)
564 Downloads (Pure)

An ionic liquid process for mercury removal from natural gas

Abai, M., Atkins, M. P., Hassan, A., Holbrey, J. D., Kuah, Y., Nockemann, P., Oliferenko, A. A., Plechkova, N. V., Rafeen, S., Rahman, A. A., Ramli, R., Shariff, S. M., Seddon, K. R., Srinivasan, G. & Zou, Y., 2015, In : Dalton Transactions. 44, p. 8617-8624 8 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Mercury
Natural gas
Vapors
Gas plants
47 Citations (Scopus)

A novel recovery process for lipids from microalgæ for biodiesel production using a hydrated phosphonium ionic liquid

Olkiewicz, M., Caporgno, M. P., Font, J., Legrand, J., Lepine, O., Plechkova, N. V., Pruvost, J., Seddon, K. R. & Bengoa, C., 01 May 2015, In : Green Chemistry. 17, 5, p. 2813-2824 12 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Biofuels
Biodiesel
Ionic liquids
Lipids
13 Citations (Scopus)
285 Downloads (Pure)

Anthropogenic impact on diazotrophic diversity in the mangrove rhizosphere revealed by nifH pyrosequencing

Jing, H., Xia, X., Liu, H., Zhou, Z., Wu, C. & Nagarajan, S., 21 Oct 2015, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 6, 13 p., 1172.

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Rhizosphere
Ecosystem
Environmental Biodegradation
Singapore
Computational Biology
21 Citations (Scopus)

Antibacterial titania-based photocatalytic extruded plastic films

Ratova, M. & Mills, A., 2015, In : Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry. 299, p. 159-165, Impact Factor: 2.5 7 p.

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Plastic films
polymeric films
titanium
Titanium
Methylene Blue
4 Citations (Scopus)

Application of Asymmetric Marcus-Hush Theory to Voltammetry in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids

Tanner, E. E. L., Barnes, E. O., Tickell, C. B., Goodrich, P., Hardacre, C. & Compton, R. G., 2015, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 119, 13, p. 7360-7370 11 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)
482 Downloads (Pure)

A Recyclable Acidic Ionic Liquid Gel Catalyst for Dehydration: Comparison with an Analogous SILP Catalyst.

Wang, Y., Ulrich, V., Donnelly, G. F., Lorenzini, F., Marr, A. C. & Marr, P. C., May 2015, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 3, 5, p. 792-796 5 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Silica Gel
Silica gel
Dehydration
Ionic liquids
6 Citations (Scopus)

Arene cis-Diol Dehydrogenase-Catalysed Regio- and Stereoselective Oxidation of Arene-, Cycloalkane- and Cycloalkene-cis-diols to Yield Catechols and Chiral α-Ketols

Boyd, D. R., Sharma, N. D., Berberian, M. V., Cleij, M., Hardacre, C., Ljubez, V., McConville, G., Stevenson, P. J., Kulakov, L. A. & Allen, C. C. R., 26 May 2015, In : Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis. 357, 8, p. 1881-1894 14 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
147 Downloads (Pure)

A Revised Disrupted Langmuir-Adsorption Model of Photocatalysis

Mills, A. & O'Rourke, C., 27 Aug 2015, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 119, 34, p. 19941-19946 6 p.

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formic acid
Photocatalysis
Adsorption
Oxidation
Kinetics
49 Citations (Scopus)

Arsenic(III,V) adsorption onto charred dolomite: charring optimization and batch studies

Salameh, Y., Albadarin, A. B., Allen, S., Walker, G. & Ahmad, M. N. M., 01 Jan 2015, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 259, p. 663-671 9 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
299 Downloads (Pure)

Association and liquid structure of pyridine-acetic acid mixtures determined from neutron scattering using a ‘free proton’ EPSR simulation model

McCune, J. A., Turner, A. H., Coleman, F., White, C. M., Callear, S. K., Youngs, T. G. A., Swadzba-Kwasny, M. & Holbrey, J. D., 2015, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 17, p. 6767-6777 11 p.

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Neutron scattering
acetic acid
Acetic Acid
Protons
pyridines
38 Citations (Scopus)

Azepanium-based ionic liquids as green electrolytes for high voltage supercapacitors

Pohlmann, S., Olyschlaeger, T., Goodrich, P., Vicente, J. A., Jacquemin, J. & Balducci, A., 01 Jan 2015, In : Journal of Power Sources. 273, p. 931-936 6 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Biogas reforming using renewable wind energy and induction heating

Perez Camacho, N., Abu-Dahrieh, J., Rooney, D. & Sun, K., 15 Mar 2015, In : Catalysis Today. 242 , Part A, p. 129-138 10 p.

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Induction heating
Biofuels
Biogas
Reforming reactions
Energy storage
6 Citations (Scopus)
368 Downloads (Pure)
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Patents and inventions
Electrolytes
Animals
Blood
Imaging techniques
12 Citations (Scopus)

Can the scaling behavior of electric conductivity be used to probe the self-organizational changes in solution with respect to the ionic liquid structure? The case of [C8MIM][NTf2]

Paluch, M., Wojnarowska, Z., Goodrich, P., Jacquemin, J., Pionteck, J. & Hensel-Bielowka, S., 28 Aug 2015, In : Soft Matter. 11, 32, p. 6520-6526 7 p.

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Ionic Liquids
scaling
conductivity
probes
liquids
35 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon Dioxide Uptake from Natural Gas by Binary Ionic Liquid-Water mixtures

Anderson, K., Atkins, M. P., Estager, J., Kuah, Y., Ng, S., Oliferenko, A. A., Plechkova, N. V., Vaca Puga, A., Seddon, K. R. & Wassell, D. F., 2015, In : Green Chemistry. 17, 8, p. 4340-4354 15 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
Carbon Dioxide
natural gas
Natural gas